Travelling Film Festival Wollongong

Travelling Film Festival is coming back to Wollongong from 3-5 August.

Opening the Festival is Australian documentary I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story. The film delighted Sydney Film Festival audiences and follows coming-of-age stories of four women whose lives were changed forever by their love of boybands: Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Take That and The Beatles.

“We’re thrilled to bring the Festival back to Wollongong!” said Festival Manager, Karina Libbey. “With nine of the best films direct from Sydney Film Festival, from star-studded comedies to captivating dramas by award- winning directors, the local community have plenty of brilliant films to look forward to.”

Full Program

Opening Night: Friday 3 August
6.00PM I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story

Saturday 4 August
12:15PM Woman At War
2:30PM Cold War
5:00PM The Heiresses
8:30PM Foxtrot

Sunday 5 August
11:00AM Wajib- The Wedding Invitation
1:30PM Pig
4:00PM Burning
7:30PM Don’t Worry , He Won’t Get Far On Foot

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Closing Night

Closing the Festival will be Oscar-nominated filmmaker Gus Van Sant’s inspirational comedy Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, starring Joaquin Phoenix alongside Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara and Jack Black.

Direct from Cannes, the Festival will also screen: Lee Chang-dong’s FIPRESCI critics’ prize winner Burning, the highest-scoring film in the history of Screen International’s jury grid; winner of Best Director prize, visually- stunning love story Cold War from Oscar-winning filmmaker Paweł Pawlikowski; and winner of the Society of Dramatic Author and Composers Prize at Critics’ Week, Woman At War by Of Horses and Men director Benedikt Erlingsson.